MeL is the Michigan eLibrary, a 24/7 online library for Michigan residents. It provides access to databases, gateways to electronic resources, and the MeLCat statewide interlibrary loan lending system.
Please note the following if you use MeLCat:
- Before you use MeLCat, be sure to check if your item is available at another Suburban Library Cooperative Library. If the item is available, you must place your hold for the item through our online library catalog. You can only loan items from MeLCat that are not available through our online library catalog. To search our catalog, click here.
- If you request items through MeL that are available at another Suburban Library Cooperative Library:
- Your items will be returned.
- You will lose your MeLCat privileges.
- You will need to place your request through our online library catalog.